According to Homicide watch, “Shawn knew our family. He know how close we were,” she said. “This is horrific.” Her words broken by sobs. Sledge’s daughter, Tawanna Barnes-Copeland, was brutally stabbed to death early in the morning of Dec. 7, 2010. She had injured her leg at work the night before and was placed in a cast and sent home. She called her ex-boyfriend, Shawn Davis, to help her fill a prescription for pain medication.
Shawn Davis was sentenced to 18 years.
You can write to Shawn Davis at:
Shawn T Davis, 18675-097
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 5000
SHERIDAN, OR 97378
You can email Shawn using Jpay - you will need to select District of Columbia and use the ID 18675-097
Take AwayWhile Tawanna Barnes-Copeland is dead, and Shawn Davis is serving 18 years, there are lessons here for anyone willing to it a thought. Know your worth - if you do, you will never accept subpar treatment from a loved one.
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